New Ways to Gamify Learning

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But those webtools exemplify where the gamification of education started. Student digital badges show knowledge they’ve acquired that can then be posted to their personal webpage, blogs, LMSs, or anywhere else that takes digital input. More on SAMR and Gamification.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information?

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We must always keep working to be there, to be present, to be at the edge of what’s happening, and to be very visible while focusing on people, not technology, not the collection. You are invited to join us for this outstanding annual conference with presentations by amazing educators from around the world. It runs for 2 weeks (October 20-31) with video presentations uploaded daily Monday through Friday. View the presentations on-demand whenever it''s convenient.

Make your LMS a social learning platform

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For example, YouTube, social media, news websites, even self-help videos/blogs which are present in every possible genre. It could be in the form of a presentation or a lecture, usually addressed to a broader audience via a video conferencing platform or social media.

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Subscribers: Your February Special is Available

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Digital citizenship I. Digital citizenship II. Digital note-taking. Gamification of education. Every month, subscribers to Ask a Tech Teacher get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. This month: 18+ webinars on tech ed pedagogy.

How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

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Some popular synchronous online learning delivery methods make use of best of both worlds (the traditional classroom and online learning courses) and ensure that social learning opportunities are amply present. Gamification in a virtual classroom. Gamification in a virtual classroom.

5 Resources to Gamify Student Writing

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Educade gives you gamification resources for science, math, social studies, language arts, business, health and wellness, engineering, and more. This is your doorway to gamification. As a bonus, there’s an integrated digital library of 600+ books.

8 Practical Ways to Use AI in Learning

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After all, this is the age of digital content and interactive mediums. 3. Gamification. Gamification seems to be one of the most effective approaches we could find, but it wasn’t until AI that we could unlock its full potential. 5. Digital Mentorship.

8 Websites that Explain Elections

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The first five explain elections in general and the next three teach the process through gamification. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

5 Tech Tools That Motivate Every Reader

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Luckily, technology not only comes as second nature to the digital citizens in your classroom, but engages readers of every level, motivating them to read. Harness the power of peer-to-peer book recommendations and gamification to motivate your students to read more every day.

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35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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We experimented with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom such as Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, digital citizenship, and formative assessment options.

Kid-created Games That Teach

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Wikipedia defines “gamification” as: “an educational approach to motivate students to learn by using video game design and game elements in learning environments. Gamification lesson plan. It’s discouraging to all stakeholders that annually, about 1.2

12 Websites that Explain Elections

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The first five explain elections in general and the next three teach the process through gamification. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Purpose Driven Learning: Myths, Problems, and Education Applications

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Gamification of learning — The Internet is filled with a spectrum of educational games that support academic goals. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

What is the 21st Century Lesson Plan?

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Students are digital natives, already in the habit of learning via technology. You aren’t the only one to come up with these varied approaches–students know what works best for their learning and present it to you as an option.

17 Take-aways from Summer PD

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Some had been teaching for thirty years and still enthusiastically embraced everything from twitter to the gamification of education. Teaching digital citizenship remains a challenge–as much because it needs to be organically blended into all learning as that it is not well-understood.

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Preparing High Schoolers For A Career In Cybersecurity

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Rather, when teaching such a complicated subject such as cybersecurity, it only helps students for them to be learning in an interactive digital environment. Education Through Gamification. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. No one who even glances at the news can deny the importance of cybersecurity experts.

Website Review: Prodigy Game

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Your students are assigned user names and passwords which they then use to log in from their digital device. I’m a big believer in the gamification of education; Prodigy makes that work brilliantly for math.

3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class

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Content is age-appropriate, presented in an enticing manner that is irresistible to most children. More on gamification of education: 29 Online Educational Activities Kids Will Love This Summer.

3 Apps Disguised as Games to Help Bolster Learning

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S/he invites students to join with a game pin, which they enter into pretty much any digital device used in the classroom (smart phones, Chromebooks, iPads, or another). More on gamification of education: 3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class. Education has changed.

14 Education Advancements in a Year

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Chromebooks and iPads have become the two most popular digital devices in classrooms (with laptops, 2-in-1 devices like Surface Pro, and Macs next). Treating students as partners in learning meant teachers presented material in a variety of ways (audio, video, written, games, and more).

Transforming and Personalize PD in Your Own District

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What about our Digital Age educators? The presentations are not predetermined, and anyone attending the event is considered a presenter. Gamification relates to applying game thinking into a non-game context.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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Blended learning is a learning model that combines digital and face-to-face learning experiences. There is some thought that a certain percentage of instruction must be digital to qualify as “blended learning,” but there is no clear industry standard. Digital Citizenship.

Being ‘The Guide on the Side’ is not Enough. Become The COO.

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Not only is this a great opportunity to teach digital citizenship and soft skills , it also helps students learn to find help and develop their creative confidence.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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Blackboard Ally is an accessibility solution that helps make digital class content in a learning management system (LMS) more accessible for all learners. The video is part of Impero’s work to support schools in keeping students safe online and promoting good digital citizenship.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools.